Shirley Jones biography

Shirley Jones

Actor, Film actor

1934 –

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Who is Shirley Jones?

Shirley Mae Jones is an American singer and actress of stage, film and television. In her six decades of show business, she has starred as wholesome characters in a number of well-known musical films, such as Oklahoma!, Carousel, and The Music Man. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing a vengeful prostitute in Elmer Gantry. She played Shirley Partridge, the widowed mother of five children in the situation-comedy television series The Partridge Family, which co-starred her real-life stepson David Cassidy, son of Jack Cassidy.

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Born
Mar 31, 1934
Charleroi
Also known as
  • Shirley Mae Jones
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Methodism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Pittsburgh Playhouse
Lived in
  • Charleroi
  • Smithton
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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